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South America

The continent of South America is a hugely popular destination for tourists. The legendary ruins of Machu Picchu, the mighty Amazon jungle and the amazing wildlife of the Galapagos islands make South America a fascinating continent to visit. Our tours focus on Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia, with our group tours covering highlights like the Salar de Uyuni salt flats, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca, the Inca Trail, the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands.

Travel Unplugged – Top 10 ways to get off the grid

In this digital world we live in, it’s good to know there are still some places left that offer little or absolutely no connectivity at all – no way to get in touch with all those ‘friends’ and followers through … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: The City of Samba

South America is a particularly popular destination for our many Facebook Competition entrants, and this video explains why. (PS You should really enter if you haven’t done so yet!) How could you resist when there are parties like the Rio … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – top five festival highlights

Summer is on its way in the Northern Hemisphere, bringing an armful of exciting festivals to entertain and delight locals and travellers alike in destinations across the world. And as the seasons change and bring warm weather back to the … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Inti-Ñan.

This week’s video tells a story that many of you will be familiar with. It starts with that simple but unnervingly powerful desire to ‘see the world’, and ends… well it ends differently for everyone doesn’t it? Anyone who loves … Continue reading

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Video of the week: The power of Iguazu Falls

It’s been a while since we did a video of the week. This is our first one of the year! Here’s a great video we found that really illustrates the power of Iguazu Falls. Unsurprisingly, it’s recently been named one of … Continue reading

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Sun, sea and salsa – on tour in South America.

Marcin Prymier recently travelled to South America with us, and here he shares some of his most memorable moments. Before I even arrived I knew it that will be amazing trip! This is Itaipu Lake, on the border between Brazil … Continue reading

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The Inca Trail, The Lares Trek and the magic of Machu Picchu

One of South America’s most famous sights, Machu Picchu is probably one of the most recognisable places on the planet. But what’s the best way to get there? Having escaped the fate of many other sacred places when much of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and other festivals around the world

Every culture – and most religions – have feasts and festivals to commemorate important events. What better way to celebrate than to gather round with friends and family and eat together? Many feasts have roots in ancient religion, and many … Continue reading

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New 7 Wonders of Nature announced in Zurich.

The provisional New 7 Wonders of nature were announced last week at the New 7 Wonders headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Elected by public votes taken from all over the world, the New 7 Wonders were whittled down from over 440 … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: What’s your travel dream?

For those of you who aren’t familiar with TED Talks, they really are an incredible resource, a great way of taking in the insights of some highly interesting people without reading reams of text online. Andrew Evans had a dream … Continue reading

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